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InfoGraphic: The main Weather News Highlights across NZ: Tue, Wed, Thu

A south to southwesterly airflow lies over New Zealand today bringing plenty of cloud. Southwesterlies continue on Wednesday with a weak low sitting near central New Zealand, anticyclonic conditions mostly on Thursday as a low builds in the Tasman Sea.


Yellow – Afternoon high’s reaching into the mid 20’s for the Bay Of Plenty..

A fairly cloudy day for the east of the South Island, there may be some morning sun Banks Peninsula northwards then cloud increases from afternoon. Areas of drizzle about too, showers for parts of North Westland / Buller.


Yellow – High’s reaching into the mid to late 20’s for a few eastern parts of New Zealand during the afternoon.

Blue – A cold start for the lower South Island, temperatures around dawn on Wednesday looking to start in the early single figure range.


Yellow – Afternoon high’s just reaching into the mid 20’s for some inland parts of the upper North Island.

Blue – Another cold start about the far south inland in the early single figure range.

– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned. 

For specific 10 day information for your city, town, rural community or island please see the 1500 forecasts on our homepage!

– Aaron Wilkinson,


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